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Posted: February 22, 2016

Posted: February 15, 2016

Finish reading The Pearl before Thursday.  In-class novel assignment that day.

Posted: February 15, 2016

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Posted: February 8, 2016

Print the following article.  Annotate the text.  Write a one page response.  Put it in your duotang.

Pass in Friday at the beginning of class.

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Posted: January 11, 2016

Lord of the Flies test on Thursday.  Chapters 7 - 12. 

Posted: January 11, 2016

Due Friday in duotang

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Posted: December 14, 2015

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Posted: December 9, 2015

 English 122 Personal Essay on The Old Man and the Sea  The theme of the novel is 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated'.The character of Santiago embodies this theme with his never quit, never be negative attitude.  He is very much an optimist.  The question is, what are you?  Are you an optimist or a pessimist?  Is the glass half full or half empty?In a 3-page personal essay, describe, with specific examples, your outlook on life - pessimist or optimist. Must be typed.  MLA format.  Font 12 TNR. Double spaced.  Include a work cited page for the novel.   Due December 16th.   Value: 100 marks

Posted: December 6, 2015

Old Man and the Sea Vocabulary quiz on Tuesday Inclass book evaluation on Wednesday

Posted: November 30, 2015

Posted: November 27, 2015

Complete the questions for Chapter 6 of Lord of the Flies.

Posted: November 27, 2015

Posted: November 23, 2015

Because of the school cancellation, King Lear  essays are now due Wednesday.  Bring typed essays in tomorrow for MLA check.

Posted: November 19, 2015

Read Chapters 3 and 4 for Monday. Complete the questions and terms for both.